Exploring from Home: Fun Activities for You and the Kids

Being stuck at home with the family can make it easy to fall into a work - Netflix - cellphone rut. But the reality is that being stuck at home can be as fun and adventurous as you can dream up. Never underestimate the power of a child’s imagination, or the power of a creative [...]

2020-04-05T10:22:03-08:00April 5th, 2020|Health, Healthcare, Safety|0 Comments

“It Could Happen to You: Car Accident Injuries”

Car Accident Injuries: Our law firm is currently working with a young lady who was involved in a car accident, resulting in injuries. It all started when she was driving with her friend westbound on Agoura Road, in the #2 lane. The defendant, who was exiting a store parking lot, failed to yield the right of way to our [...]

Recent dog bite injury? Avoid serious infections!

Did you know that one in every five dog bites require medical attention [1]? A dog bite injury can cause serious infections, require antibiotic treatment and sometimes hospitalization. Take the following steps if bitten: Stop the bleeding with a towel. Wash the infected area with a cloth, soap, and water. Cover the injury with a [...]

“Are you the parent of a young driver? Ventura County Start Smart is for you!”

The California Highway Patrol (CHP) has developed statewide free classes to raise awareness and diminish the number of teen-related accidents. Ventura County Start Smart classes, taught by a local police department, aim to help young teen drivers and their parents fully comprehend the responsibilities of being a licensed driver. Topics discussed in the class [...]

Summer Pool Safety: Avoid Pool-Related Accidents

Did you know that drowning is the leading cause of unintentional death among young children ages 1-4 [A]? A fun summer day at the pool can bring upon unfortunate consequences if the necessary precautions are not taken. Avoid pool-related accidents this summer: Teach your child to swim: The ability to swim can save your child’s [...]

It could happen to you – Medical Malpractice

I was just retained by a women who recently underwent surgery at a local hospital to remove a colostomy bag that had been placed at the time of a previous surgery. The bag removal surgery seemingly went well and my client was sent to recovery. Thereafter, the surgical staff was counting the sponges used during the surgery [...]

2019-02-01T16:02:07-08:00July 6th, 2016|Healthcare|0 Comments

Are you tired? Sleep problems may be linked to head injury.

Have you ever wondered why you might be sleepy during the day or tired early in the evening? Research now indicates that sleep problems may be due to traumatic brain injury (TBI) as first-time concussion victims appear to need more sleep than do healthy individuals.  In the United States, every year 1.7 million people experience [...]

2019-02-01T16:02:12-08:00June 1st, 2016|Healthcare|0 Comments

Dog Bites and Mail Carriers

Can a man's best friend be someone else's enemy? Local U.S. Postal Service mail carriers are increasingly bitten by dogs and fall victim to attack on a regular basis. Last year, 6,549 dog attacks, were reported on USPS mail carriers worldwide.  The USPS defines an attack as anytime a mail carrier is harmed. That can mean a [...]

2019-02-01T16:02:13-08:00May 25th, 2016|Healthcare|0 Comments

Medical Errors May be the Third Leading Cause of Death in the US

Doctors make mistakes. Human error is inevitable. However, can medical mistakes be prevented? According to a study done by the British Medical Journal, medical errors in American hospitals have become the number three cause of death in the United States. This means that human error is responsible for more fatalities than chronic respiratory disease, which [...]

2019-02-01T16:02:15-08:00May 4th, 2016|Healthcare|0 Comments